The Lakeland Fire Department works with integrity and in cooperation with the citizens of Lakeland to provide the highest quality public service. Through public safety awareness and education, we can reduce the loss of life and property.
Some LFD facts for you to know:
* The Lakeland Fire Department is an Advanced Life Support (ALS) non-transport department.
* LFD has 149 employees.
* LFD has 7 fire stations, an administrative facility, a training center and a vehicle maintenance facility.
* Our total response area is 80 square miles
The Lakeland Fire Department frequently receives requests for information regarding fire and emergency medical training. There are many fire and EMS training facilities throughout Florida and the Lakeland Fire Department does not endorse any business or educational institution. However, we do provide the following websites for your convenience in gathering the information you need. Thank you for inquiring about becoming a public servant and we wish you well in your new endeavor.
Contact Ridge Career Center at the following website for fire academy information.
Contact Polk State College at the following website for information about becoming an Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic.